A vote of confidence has been passed in the leadership abilities of the Deputy Governor Elect Oyo state Engr. Raufu Aderemi Olaniyan to adequately represent the zone in the new government, while also resolving that the Deputy Governor remained the mouth piece of Oke Ogun zone as the most senior political office holder in Oke Ogun.
This is contained in a communique issued at the end of an expanded stakeholders meeting of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Oke Ogun zone, held in Igboho, Orelope local government area, Saturday.
The meeting which was convened at the instance of the Deputy Governor Elect, Engr. Olaniyan also had in attendance representatives Africa Democratic Congress ADC, Zenith Labour Party ZLP, Social Democratic Party SDP and the Action Democratic Party ADP.
The meeting which was well attended by notable political stakeholders in Oke Ogun also resolved that the great potentials of the region should be maximally tapped, noting that this alone can sustain or boost economic capacity of the state.
The meeting also resolved that the PDP as a matter of conscious policy to undertake a fairer sharing of resources, allocation of economic and social projects across the state. The meeting also proposed for an establishment of a satellite Governor’s office in Oke Ogun.
The meeting also profoundly appreciated the governor elect Engr. Seyi Makinde on his pronouncement that the Deputy Governor will be given portfolios, noting that they trust his Excellency to keep to his words.
The meeting also approved an advisory council of elders comprising of two elders, one woman and one youth leader from each of the local government area of the region.
Among dignitaries at the meeting included Alh. Waheed Oluwakemi Senatorial Chairman Oyo North, Chief Robort Koleosho, Chief G.J. Adetoro, Hon. Samuel Adejumo aka. Agbarapo, who represented the governor elect, Dr. Hamdalat Bola Olaniyan wife of the Deputy Governor Elect, Alhaji O.K. Salami, Alhaji Afeez Tijani, Alhaji Lateef Oladoja, Hon. Rafiu Adekunle, Abudullateef Adeniran aka Santana and several other notable political leaders in the zone.
Others are Alhaji Lateef Komi, Hon. Najeem Omirinde, Sunday Alabi, Michael Okunade, all newly elected house of assembly members from Oke Ogun, and PDP local government chairman from nine of the ten local governments in the zone